Finance Assistant (Support Role C)

Posted on 9 June 2023
  • Salary £24948 - £26845 pro rata
  • Contract Term Time - Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Hove Learning Federation (Hove Junior School & West Hove Infant School)

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    35 per week
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Support Staff - Education
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Directorate
    BHCC: External

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 47.36 (inclusive of holiday entitlement)

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Start date: 1st September 2023

West Hove Infant School and Hove Junior School are two large popular schools over three sites, working under the Hove Learning Federation.  We are looking for a Finance Assistant to work in our busy school office. 

About the role

Working under the guidance of our School Business Manager, you will need to be able to:


  • Manage a busy workload, exercise initiative and work well under pressure
  • Have relevant financial experience of working within a school or similar environment (preferable experience of using FMS, ParentPay and other financial management systems)
  • Be flexible to the demands of the role across three sites
  • Have excellent numerical and administrative skills
  • Be meticulous in your approach to varied tasks
  • Have a positive attitude and sense of humour.

Previous experience working in a school setting would be an advantage but is not essential.  

For further information or an informal chat, please contact Sarah Shaw, School Business Manager. Email:

Closing date: Thursday 29th June

Interview date: Thursday 6th July 

How to Apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office: Portland Road, Hove, BN3 5JA,                        

Telephone: 01273 916609


Hove Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All new staff will be DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) checked at an advanced level.

Additional information

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Employment under the Federated Board includes all locations/sites where both schools operate.  Under this contract, you may be asked to work across different locations under the Federated Board, either temporarily or permanently

We are proud that our school is a culturally rich and diverse place of learning, and we are keen to encourage people from diverse ethnic backgrounds to apply and join our staff team. The school has a strong focus on Equality, Diversity & Inclusion for our pupils, staff and governors and we are passionate about creating an environment where every pupil can thrive. We are also very proud that Hove Junior School is an Inclusion Quality Mark (IQM) Centre of Excellence.

Hove Junior School and West Hove Infant School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All new staff will be DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) checked at an advanced level.

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Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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